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UK in better position in battling Covid-19 even as cases soar: PM
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"Whatever the challenges that fate continues to throw in our way and whatever the anxieties we may have about the weeks and months ahead, particularly about Omicron and the growing numbers in hospitals...we can say one thing with certainty -- our position this December 31 is incomparably better than last year," Johnson said in his New Year's message posted on social media this Friday.
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90% of Covid patients in ICU 'unboosted': Boris Johnson
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The PM, on a visit to a vaccine centre, said that people should enjoy their new year celebrations but also take extra precautions such as ventilation and testing, and he urged people to take up the offer of a third dose, the Guardian reported. "I'm sorry to say this but the overwhelming majority of people who are currently ending up in intensive care in our hospitals are people who are not boosted," Johnson was quoted as saying.
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Major blow to Johnson as minority party snatches 'safe' Conservative seat
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The minority Liberal Democrats won the North Shropshire parliamentary seat with a margin of 5,925 votes, overturning a 23,000 majority the Conservatives gained in the 2019 general election, reports Xinhua news agency. The Conservative Party held the seat for nearly 200 years.
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India must intervene to liberate Pak-occupied Sindh,Balochistan says MQM chief Altaf Hussain
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Altaf Hussain made these remarks while addressing the Muhajir Martyrs' Day gathering organised by the UK MQM chapter in London. In the gathering he also said  "the partition was a hugi sin of our forefathers", adding Muhajirs are still paying for that mistake. Citing the independence of East Pakistan, he made a request to the Indian government to liberate Sindh and Balochistan as well.
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‘Omicron emergency’ declared in UK amid rising cases
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The UK Prime Minister has also said that the scientists are yet to confirm whether the Omicron variant has caused less or severe symptoms compared to the Delta variant. Johnson made these remarks on the day when the United Kingdom raised its coronavirus alert level to four, the second-highest level.
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London HC rules in favour of Boris Johnson in Priti Patel case
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The FDA Union filed the case against the fact that Johnson had gone against the conclusion reached by Sir Alex Allan, then his independent adviser on ministerial standards, to protect Patel. The two-judge bench said: "The question for this court is whether the Prime Minister proceeded on the basis that conduct would fall within the description of bullying with paragraph 1.2 of the ministerial code if the person concerned was unaware of, or did not intend, the harm or offence caused."
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Boris Johnson's ratings hit record low
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The premier suffered another blow as a Savanta ComRes poll suggested the chaos is cutting through to voters, with his net favourability score dropping to minus 14. That was down from minus nine last month, and worse than during the bleak second coronavirus surge last autumn. The research also showed Labour hanging on to the lead in overall support, although the advantage has narrowed from six points last week to two.
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Conservative Party worried about Boris Johnson's competence
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Senior members of his own party said they needed Johnson to get the government back on track after a disastrous two weeks amid dismay about his performance at the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference, where he lost his place in his speech for about 20 seconds and diverted into a lengthy tangent about Peppa Pig, the report said.
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UK PM Boris Johnson faces lawsuit for backing Priti Patel in bullying case.
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British PM Boris Johnson is facing a court case for backing Priti Patel, the British Home Secretary, over an alleged bullying case. Johnsons was criticised for standing with his home secretary after the latter's alleged unacceptable behaviour toward Philip Rutnam, a permanent secretary in the home office. Philip Rutnam had resigned on this issue.
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Keep up momentum against climate change: Johnson
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The first week of the 26th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26) under the UK Presidency came to a close on Sunday, which saw around 120 leaders gather for the World Leaders Summit as well as negotiators, officials and ministers come together to make progress on the shared goal of limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees. In the first week good progress has been made so far, including new commitments to net zero by middle of the century, which means 90 per cent of the world economy is covered, triple the figure when the UK took on the COP Presidency.
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